Bay Area Corvette Club, Dimmitt Chevrolet raise more than $4,500 for Pediatric Cancer Foundation

CLEARWATER, Fla. – The Bay Area Corvette Club and Dimmitt Chevrolet are scheduled to present the Pediatric Cancer Foundation with a check for $3,040.80 on January 23 at 11 a.m. at Dimmitt Chevrolet in Clearwater.

The money was raised at the 18th Annual Dimmitt Corvette show hosted by the Bay Area Corvette Club, which took place on Oct. 17.

This check goes along with a previous check for $1,500, which was presented to the Pediatric Cancer Foundation during the show.

The check presentation will take place in the new-car showroom.

Dimmitt Chevrolet was established in Clearwater, Florida in 1924 and employs more than 110 people. The car dealership was selected as the best auto dealership for 2015 by Creative Loafing’s Best of the Bay. Dimmitt Chevrolet was also named one of Tampa Bay’s top 100 places to work by the Tampa Bay Times in 2015.

Bay Area Corvette Club was established in 1970.  The club is comprised of owners of the Chevrolet Corvette an American Icon and the true American sports car.  We are dedicated in keeping the Corvette tradition alive and committed to helping the Tampa Bay area community in charitable contributions.

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Bottle Breacher to be featured on Beyond the Tank

TUCSON, Ariz. – Bottle Breacher is scheduled to be featured on ABC’s Beyond the Tank on January 21, just over a year after first appearing on the hit show Shark Tank.

While the show’s details cannot be discussed quite yet, the product can.

Eli Crane and his wife, Jen, brought Bottle Breacher to life in 2013 out of their one car garage in San Diego while Eli was still in the military on active duty as a Navy SEAL. A year-and-a-half later they found themselves on Shark Tank making a deal with two sharks, Mark Cuban and Kevin O’Leary.

The staff at Bottle Breacher make hand crafted .50-caliber bottle openers. Many of the staff are military veterans and the new product is often bought for best man gifts, groomsmen gifts, and promotional products.Breacher

“We are thrilled to be featured on Beyond the Tank and hope to continue to grow with our business partners and employees,” said Crane, founder and CEO. “I’ve been able to take what I learned in the military and translate it into a new career where I will continue to serve my country by hiring our veterans and giving back.”

Coming out of the holiday season and into 2016, Bottle Breacher is continually adding new products which can be found at www.bottlebreacher.com.

About Bottle Breacher
Based in Tucson, Arizona, Bottle Breacher is a veteran-owned company providing hand crafted 50 Caliber bottle openers made by active duty service members and veterans. The staff at Bottle Breacher previously used 50-Caliber ammunition to defend their country while down range, and now they use them to provide the best man gifts, groomsmen gifts, and promotional products on the market. Open your next cold one in style.

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Safety Harbor SongFest Lineup for 2016 Festival: Love and Theft, Otis Taylor and more

SAFETY HARBOR, Fla. – For the third year, the Safety Harbor Art and Music Center (SHAMc) will be showcasing a stellar lineup of more than 20 nationally acclaimed musical acts, when it hosts the Safety Harbor Song Fest on April 2-3, 2016. Tickets are on sale now for the two-day event, which takes place on the town’s picturesque waterfront park located next to the Safety Harbor marina and pier.

“We’re thrilled to once again stage this music and creative arts festival for our community, as well as those folks who come to Safety Harbor from all over the country,” said Kiaralinda, SHAMc co-founder and festival organizer. “All the profits from SongFest will be going to music and art programs at the new Safety Harbor Art and Music Center, making it a festival that keeps on giving back to the community throughout the year.”Logo

This year’s confirmed lineup includes national recording artists Otis Taylor, Love & Theft, Ben Sollee, Matt the Electrician, Daphne Willis, Chris Gelbuda, Joe Craven, Anne Harris, The Vespers, The Shook Twins, Honey Honey, Dan Rodriguez, David Jacob Strain, Tall Heights, The Brothers Landreth, The Mastersons, and more musicians to be announced that pull from a wide range of influences, including blues, bluegrass, country, jazz, pop, world beat and more.

Performances will be enjoyed at two stage areas on both days, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday. Musicians will also perform at local venues in downtown Safety Harbor throughout the weekend. Tickets can be purchased directly from www.safetyharborsongfest.com.

For more information on Safety Harbor Song Fest and Safety Harbor Art and Music Center please visit www.safetyharborartandmusiccenter.com.

About Safety Harbor Music and Art Center and Safety Harbor Song Fest
SHAMc is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to promote education in the fine art, visual arts, and performing arts. Todd Ramquist and Kiaralinda (no last name) wanted to create a community arts center for many years. SHAMc is currently under construction in downtown Safety Harbor and is quickly becoming a landmark. Founders Ramquist and Kiaralinda are both local artists who are globally renowned for their art house, Whimzeyland.

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Famous Florida artists hosting lineup announcement for Safety Harbor SongFest

SAFETY HARBOR, Fla. – Renowned Florida artists, Todd Ramquist and Kiaralinda are scheduled to host a lineup announcement event for the 2016 Safety Harbor SongFest on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Sideshow.

Todd and Kiaralinda are best known for their unique home aptly named Whimzeyland. This quirky and colorful house has been featured on MTV Cribs and on HGTV’s Extreme Home series and will soon to be featured on a new Travel Channel show. This is the 3rd year of the festival which benefits the Safety Harbor Art & Music Center.

“We wanted the festival to be an extension of our SHAMc family. This year, our theme of family is realized because most of our acts are related either by birth, marriage, or mentorship,” said Todd Ramquist, festival organizer and founder. “We hope the audience will feel like they are part of our family too,” explained Kiaralinda, festival organizer and founder. Logo

This event is open to the media and interested parties to learn more about the headliners as well as the rest of the unique lineup of musicians, singers, and songwriters playing this year’s festival.

The 60-minute program will include the announcement of the lineup with samples of their music, a brief Q&A session with the organizers, and will be followed by a celebration with the festival team.

The event will be held at Sideshow, located at 737 Main Street in Safety Harbor, FL., 34695, which is directly behind Tapping the Vine Restaurant.

For more information on Safety Harbor Song Fest and Safety Harbor Art and Music Center please visit www.safetyharborartandmusiccenter.com.817274_orig

About Safety Harbor Music and Art Center and Safety Harbor Song Fest
Safety Harbor Art and Music Center is a 501(c) nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the arts. All donations are tax deductible and greatly contribute to the arts in our community and the surrounding areas. The Safety Harbor Art and Music Center—lovingly known as SHAMc—seeks to bring together the surrounding community to share the arts in a beautiful place.

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